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Old 03-16-03, 08:19 AM
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Brought another 2G home

So I brought another one home. Basically a parts car for my ITS habit with a blown o-ring. Gonna strip it and sell off all the stuff I won't use. But it appears the tub is solid. Maybe better than what I started with when i did my IT car. So I'm thinking of setting it off to the side and slowly building up a Production car. I know some of you Prod guys are on here. Can you point me to the good Prod sites. And what is the general consensus on the competitiveness of a tin-top 2G?

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It's actually got the aero kit and all the pieces are in good shape. I got pretty wet when I saw that.

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Cool. I've not had an opportunity, or frankly a reason to get back to that junkyard. So you don't need that wing (let) now huh?

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"Tin top", I like that term. Mine has no sunroof, either. Those models seem hard to find.
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Originally posted by C. Ludwig
It's actually got the aero kit and all the pieces are in good shape. I got pretty wet when I saw that.

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Originally posted by 88IntegraLS
"Tin top", I like that term. Mine has no sunroof, either. Those models seem hard to find.
Tin Top means its not a CONVERTIBLE - sunroof or not

Check the Mariah Motorsports site ( http://www.mariahmotorsports.com/ ) they built a couple VERY Competitive E-Production 2nd Gens inculding the current (2002) SoPac Div Regional champion FROG team car.

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Re: Brought another 2G home

Originally posted by C. Ludwig
<snip> I know some of you Prod guys are on here. Can you point me to the good Prod sites. And what is the general consensus on the competitiveness of a tin-top 2G?

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Chris,
The 2nd gen is actually quite competitive in Production now. I personally believe the 1st gens still have a slight rules advantage, but the 2G, is catching up.

The question you really need to ask is; do I want a "regional" runner or a "national" contender. We won the So-Pac region quite handily last year, but the National series is really quite different.

I would say that one could get away with a $30-35k regional car and be real competitive. Once you move onto the National scene, I would say minimum $50-60K to play with the big boys. A lot of the front-runners are way beyond these figures, at the National level.

I don't know of many web-sites that have good information but the following should help, as contacts:

http://www.mariahmotorsports.com
http://www.mazdatrix.com
http://www.sdjmotorsports.com/
http://www.trrotorsports.com/

They are all involved in E-Prod racing.

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Originally posted by maxpesce

Check the Mariah Motorsports site ( http://www.mariahmotorsports.com/ ) they built a couple VERY Competitive E-Production 2nd Gens inculding the current (2002) SoPac Div Regional champion FROG team car.
The 2 cars were built as regional level rides. One of the cars has been developed and tested to a National level. We call it our own little rolling test-bed

The full National level car is under construction and should be out in some months.

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Thanks for the info!

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